Coolsniper 55 wrote:If you tie a bundle of it on the end of a bit of wire or stick in one of those metal hand wisk thingies you can twirl it around as a signal.MBJ wrote:One thing I learnt recently is that you can use steel wool and a V9 battery to start a fire. It'll even light when soaking wet as it relies on electricity to complete the circuit and provide the heat.
Since learning about it I've also added it to my firelighting kit.
I keep a cyalume light stick on approx 8ft of paracord for that very purpose.
When my lad was young he'd play helicopters during the winter with them.
ps so did I